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Historic Virginia Gardens By Margaret Bemiss & Will Rieley

Presenter: 
Margaret Bemiss & Will Rieley
Duration: 
(00:43:59)

For nearly a century, the Garden Club of Virginia has undertaken garden research and preservation work at numerous historic sites across the Old Dominion. It has restored and created beautiful landscapes for the education and enjoyment of all, from backyard gardeners to design professionals. Author Margaret Bemiss and Will Rieley, landscape architect to the Garden Club of Virginia, presented an illustrated lecture on the new book, Historic Virginia Gardens, documenting this important contribution to the commonwealth's botanical and architectural heritage.
(Introduction by Paul A. Levengood)